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Doctor insights on: Aquaphor With Natural Healing Medication

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Is aquaphor good for healing facial scabs?

Is aquaphor good for healing facial scabs?

Aquaphor & Healing: Aquaphor is a good way to protect skin barrier that has been disrupted a result of inflammation or controlled injury, such as a "laser peel". It prevents skin from drying out and becoming tight and itchy. It has no discreet medicinal properties.
Use should not harm a small scab. If the area is sizable, see your doctor for a better recommendation. ...Read more

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Which do doctors prefer for healing? Vaseline or aquaphor

Which do doctors prefer for healing? Vaseline or aquaphor

Simple healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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How does aquaphor compare to Mederma for scar treatment?

How does aquaphor compare to Mederma for scar treatment?

Aquaphor & mederma: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does Aquaphor healing ointment help to improve the appearance of baby acne? Some moms swear by it.

Does Aquaphor healing ointment help to improve the appearance of baby acne? Some moms swear by it.

Moisturizer: Aquaphor is more to moisturize the skin in the body.
Baby acne will come and go by itself. For babies less than a month old, we recommend just washing the face with warm water. If you see flakes from the scalp, cradle cap, or thick yellow flakes on the eyebrows, it's seborrhea, which can make the rash on the face worse. If so, use Selsun Blue Shampoo to was the hair. ...Read more

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Is aquaphor healing ointment good for acne-rosacea skin?

Is aquaphor healing ointment good for acne-rosacea skin?

Not really: Is really an emollient-good for dry skin and diapoer rashes. Roseacea need Rx for metronidazole gel and an exmination by a physician. ...Read more

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Septic elbow surgery 4 weeks ago. 6" incision. Surgeon says no topical creams or ointments. Gp says aquaphor ok now. What is best for healing scab, etc?

Septic elbow surgery 4 weeks ago. 6" incision. Surgeon says no topical creams or ointments. Gp says aquaphor ok now. What is best for healing scab, etc?

No need for creams: Creams should hold and seal wounds. Assuming the incision is clean dry and
intact an uncovered a wound is fine with no dressing or need for creams. ...Read more

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Lips don't produce natural moisture I tried Aquaphor and everything. Don't lick lips what do I do? 8 weeks no balm then started again lips still chap

Lips don't produce natural moisture I tried Aquaphor and everything. Don't lick lips what do I do? 8 weeks no balm then started again lips still chap

Chapped lips: Carmex is an easy product to find and usually very resilient. You may also try Vitamin E oil-pierce a capsule and squeeze to apply to the lips and surrounding area. The moisture will be absorbed (Vit E is an antioxidant).
Also consider taking 1-2 teaspoonsful of Flax seed oil (1-2 capsules) per day. Moisturize from the inside out> ...Read more

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Third day of a surgical wound on nose naturally heal by granulation. Constantly moist with aquaphor. Base has some white film on it. That OK?

Third day of a surgical wound on nose naturally heal by granulation. Constantly moist with aquaphor. Base has some white film on it. That OK?

Yes: That is the granulation part of healing by granulation. It is what you want to have happen. Signs of infection are expanding redness around the wound, increasing pain, and swelling. If you are worried about it have your surgeon take a look at it. ...Read more

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Does aquaphor make scabs?

Does aquaphor make scabs?

Aquaphor: Aquaphor ointment does not cause scabs to form but decreases the appearance of scabs.
If your skin forms scabs it will take longer to heal, this aquaphor helps the skin to heal faster. ...Read more

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Can I use Aquaphor to masturbate?

Yes: Water-soluble lube such as KY jelly is nicer. ...Read more

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Is aquaphor a aquaphilic ointment?

Is aquaphor a aquaphilic ointment?

Yes: Aquaphor is an excellent moisturizer that can be used by infants, children and adults. It is similar to vaseline, but is thicker. If you are allergic to wool you should not use it, since lanolin is in it. ...Read more

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Is aquaphor the same thing as vaseline?

Is aquaphor the same thing as vaseline?

Not exactly: Both have a petrolium base but aquaphor has other emolients and really is a better barrier but it carries a few warnings about excessive ingestion not on vaseline. ...Read more

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Can aquaphor be used instead of neosporin?

Can aquaphor be used instead of neosporin?

Yes.: Also, plain vaseline is a cheap easy way to heal wounds quickly. Studies show no decreased risk of infection with neosporin use over vaseline. ...Read more

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Aquaphor ointment: is it just like vaseline?

Aquaphor ointment: is it just like vaseline?

More than Vaseline: I love aquaphor, especially for dry skin associated with venous disease. It contains petrolatum (vaseline) as well as other proprietary ingredients found in eucerin products. ...Read more

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What's the difference between aquaphor and vasaline?

What's the difference between aquaphor and vasaline?

Afew differences: Both have a petrolium base but aquaphor has other emolients and really is a better barrier but it carries a few warnings about excessive ingestion not on vaseline. ...Read more

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Are there consequences to masturbating with aquaphor?

Are there consequences to masturbating with aquaphor?

Have fun: Aquaphor is a vaseline-based old-fashioned lubricant much like what couples and people by themselves have enjoyed for decades. It would be surprising to find someone who's allergic. ...Read more

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What is the differance between aquaphor and standard vaseline?

What is the differance between aquaphor and standard vaseline?

Humectant, occlusive: Vaseline is 100% petroleum jelly, which works as an a barrier on the surface of the skin to prevent loss of moisture. Aquaphor on the other hand contains lanolin which acts as a humectant to draw in moisture from the air and deeper layers of the skin and seals it in. ...Read more

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What's better for a burn? Neosporin or aquaphor

What's better for a burn? Neosporin or aquaphor

Neosporin: A mainstay of burn therapy is the application of a topical antimicrobial, such as neosporin, polysporin, bacitracin, silvadene, (silver sulfadiazine) etc., to prevent infection. Aquaphor can help keep a wound moist, but it has no antimicrobial in it; it is used to help dry or irritated skin, not real burn wounds. ...Read more

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Can using aquaphor on a scab trap bacteria?

Can using aquaphor on a scab trap bacteria?

No.: Aquaphore, like greasy vaseline, no significant impact on bacteriae. ...Read more

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Is aquaphor unsafe to use for eczema?

Is aquaphor unsafe to use for eczema?

Safe and Effective: Aquaphor is a great barrier application for eczema that seals moisture in. It is great to use for wet wraps at night. In addition like to use fragrance-free moisturizers like Vanicream, Cetaphil, or Eucerin 1-2 times per day. Other suggestions include avoiding long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. ...Read more

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What's better aquaphor or cerave for dry skin?

Aquaphor/CeraVe: Both are good in their own way. Aquaphor is thicker, which generally is more hydrating, but cerave contains ceramides which are a specific benefit to people with eczema (atopic dermatitis). The best one is the one you actually use everyday. ...Read more

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Away! I recently bought a tube of aquaphor, will this help?

Away! I recently bought a tube of aquaphor, will this help?

Aquaphor: Aquaphor is an excellent moisturizer. If this is the reason you bought it for, bingo! . ...Read more

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Will it be okay to use aquaphor/vaseline around your labias?

Will it be okay to use aquaphor/vaseline around your labias?

Yes in moderation: With frequent cleansings to avoid peristent occlusion and maceration with increased risk for yeast infection if kept excessively moist and/or not clean. ...Read more

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I been using aquaphor on my eczema for 2 days. Wonder how long does it take to go away?

I been using aquaphor on my eczema for 2 days. Wonder how long does it take to go away?

Could take a while.: Give it some time. Eczema isn't dangerous, but it can be rather stubborn. If Aquaphor doesn't help within two weeks, you might want to consult your doctor for a topical steroid by prescription. ...Read more

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How long will it take the skin to heal from a magic eraser? I’m applying cold washcloth and aquaphor.

I doubt any of: Us can answer that with certainty. I ruined some valuable leather couches trying to clean them with Magic eraser. It destroyed the leather- I can only imagine what it did to your skin. I think the healing time will be largely related to the amount and depth of tissue destruction that occured. ...Read more

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Can aquaphor help my dry eyelids?

Can aquaphor help my dry eyelids?

Good for dry skin: Aquaphor is a good product for dry skin. It not only moisturizes the skin but provides a skin barrier to help with healing. Try the product sparingly on your dry eyelids if you find no relief in 2-3 weeks or skin worsens then have your primary care provider evaluate the skin for further treament. ...Read more

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Can aquaphor get rid of scars?

Can aquaphor get rid of scars?

No: Aquafor moistens skin, but a scar is a scar and will never go away. ...Read more

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How does aquaphor work in lichen sclerosis?

How does aquaphor work in lichen sclerosis?

Lichen sclerosis: Aquaphor most likely would not cause any harm but is generally not used in the treatment of lichen sclerosis. ...Read more

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Can you use aquaphor for drye eyes at night?

Can you use aquaphor for drye eyes at night?

Should be ok: Should be ok for dry skin but not in the eyes of course. ...Read more

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Will aquaphor ever heal a small anal fissure?

Will aquaphor ever heal a small anal fissure?

Protective barrier: Aquaphor applied to a small anal fissure can provide a protective barrier that promotes healing of the fissure. ...Read more

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Help please. Could aquaphor hide my 10 year old scar?

No but makeup may: Aquaphor is essentially vaaseline and mineral oil mixed together to make it easy to apply. Although fresh or open wounds may benefit from the occlusive properties of aquaphor, it is unlikely to provide any camouflage effect. Makeup is much better for this purpose. ...Read more

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My lips are severely dry and chapped. No ointment I have used is helping. What is the next step? I have used aquaphor, Vaseline, and vaniply

My lips are severely dry and chapped. No ointment I have used is helping. What is the next step? I have used aquaphor, Vaseline, and vaniply

Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. Hydrocortisone for 1 wk helps. ...Read more

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Does aquaphor get rid of old scars?

Does aquaphor get rid of old scars?

No: Time fades scars but they are always permanent. Aquaphor moisturizes skin but has no effect on established scars. ...Read more

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Will aquaphor work on chapped lips due accutane?

Yes: Yes also look for dr. Dan's which is chapstick with a mild Hydrocortisone in it, and is otc, try vitamin E 1000 iu once/twice day. ...Read more

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Will aquaphor help with vaginal (vulva) dryness?

Will aquaphor help with vaginal (vulva) dryness?

Probably: Give it a try.
You may consult this site for more information on this product: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-7713/aquaphor-topical/details ...Read more